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Monkey pox hits English speaking Cameroon

Journal du Cameroun | The dreaded but rare viral zoonotic disease (from animal to man) caused by Monkey pox virus has hit English speaking Cameroon, Andre Mama Fouda, Cameroon’s Public Health Minister said on Thursday.

Going by a press release issued by the Minister, Monkey Pox was detected in Njikwa, Momo Division, in the North West Region and Akwaya, Manyu, in the South West Region. The release states that the epidemiology surveilance system had recorded cases of human monkey pox in late April 2018. The few cases, the release went on was later confirmed in May with high suspicions of the virus circulating across several health districts.

Studies reveal Monkey Pox is a viral illness caused by a group of viruses that include chicken pox and small pox. The virus has two types, the Central African and the West African types with the West African type being milder and having no records of mortality.

Given the serious consequences of the disease, Minister Mama Fouda urged Cameroonians to take adequate measures in order to reduce the risk of contracting the diseases. In his press statement, the Minister exhorted the population of the North West and South West regions to collaborate with health officials by staying away from sick animals. Persons with fever and rashes were equally urged to rush to the nearest health facility.

“Monkey Pox Should be suspected in any person with rash, fever, chills, sweats, headache backache, lymphadenopathy, sore-throats, cough and shortness of breath”.

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42 comments

  1. In matters of this type, politicians ought to ease off and let the experts speak. They too deserve their place under our skies.

    If all of the nation’s citizens are equal under the law, this one, like the ones before him, should be flown abroad for treatment. What is good for the goose should be equally good for the gander, n’est-ce pas?

    • ‘Politicians ought to ease off and let the experts speak,’ chants the warlock! But you reserve the right to dabble in political matters in which you know almost nothing!

      Rather than stray from the subject at hand in your usual sarcastically sinister undertones, get yourself on the field and do something creative!

      • This is the time for the so called SW/NW stupid foolish “diasporan” to organise a fundraising event for the victims of this monkey pox instead of running unnecessary empty mouths on this faceless forum.

        • That has been your plan all through right. You pigs have helped to spread the virus in NW/SW in an attempt to divert their funds into healthcare right. What a nice coincidence that it is only happening in NW and SW. Pig head

      • Truth and Facts

        ????

    • @John
      Why? No cure in Cameroon? Is it fatal? Evern those with fever should be taken abroad. Funny Man.

      • Isn’t it surprising you ask this ? When the big boys are flown to Europe for treatment, does such a question ever come up?

        OK, Le Cameroun c’est le Cameroun, the pace setter, n’est-ce pas? The very Cameroun whose 11th Commandment is “You have no lessons to give us” but whose spokesperson, Issa Tchiroma Bakary freely targets South Africa to give lessons to about the folly of housing “secessionists” from Cameroun.
        Well, they call it “deux poids, deux mesures” out there, n’est-ce pas?

    • Truth and Facts

      How is this helpful in resolving the issue at hand?

      … at the end only Bah Acho really does have constructive ideas on this forum.
      What a shame that we all are not following his lead.

      No offense meant to you sir (@Mr. Dinga). You comment on almost every article on this forum but never really provide anything of substance that could help.

      Honestly, we should all be thinking like Bah Acho. That is really how we should be using this platform to help free the mind of Africans as whole.

      These constant arguments and worst of all insults are not helpful. We are dooom forever, if we go on like this. If everyone could just follow Bah Acho’s lead or at least be quiet, if you have nothing constructive to offer.

      • Of course one need not take offense if you feel free to worship your deity.

  2. Raccoon “ ambazonia “

    Those terrorists need to stopping eating bush meat ; and ready to fight the civil war between the government and ambazonias members; or cross over Nigeria .

  3. Syria in West Cameroon!
    We reserve the right to suspect this as a chemical or biochemical attack you know by whom on the villagers.
    Monkey pox? In Momo and Manyu soon we will hear Mezam and Meme!
    Should we be prepared to hear Ebola will soon arrive? Contagious disease warfare!
    When was the last case of monkey pox in West Cameroon?
    Has there been a case of monkey pox in northern Cameroon in the war torn Boko haram areas?
    Rest assured whatever warfare tactic is used West of the Mungo will one day manifest East of the Mungo.
    Africans doing everything to kill other Africans because of almighty French colonization.
    Call us Thomases but this government has lost all credibility with regards to the truth!

    • What is your contribution except running empty mouth are you not elite of these communities ?????

      • It is easy for empty mouthed people to call others empty mouth. It is sad that Colby the stray dog does not even know that he is stray but wants to led lead others. Senseless fool!

    • @Lum
      Stay quiet. You are just blank.

  4. @Lum

    Search a raccoon

    Hahahahahahahahaha

    So Cameroon has a chemical for monkey pox ; mean Cameroon are so advanced for biochemical weapon too.

    Propaganda will kill wuna hahahahahahahaha

    Stop eating bushmeat ambasonia

  5. Chemical Beti Assomo in Action. something Fishy is going on because LRC is very desperate to kill the Momentum in Southern Kamerunian by all cause, The million $ question is when was the last out break of Monkey Pox in SK,
    Just as the political crisis in Southern Kamerun is affecting LRC negatively because LRC claims Cameroon is one and indivisible So shall any Monkey Pox in SK SPREAD to LRC because Monkey Pox cannot be killed with bullets, monkey POX cannot be marginalize or brutalized but Monkey Pox easily spread and be Assimilated by LRC and LRC military in SK SHALL be the one to carry it to LRC.

    The is a Chemical Attack from LRC.

  6. LET remember this is not the first Chemical attack of LRC IN southern KAMERUN we had Lake Nyos in the 80s where 1000s died, I will never forget it because by then I was in WUM attending government Primary SCHOOL BU road and ”WADA” Wum Area Development Association was the point of refuge for survival but LRC did every to destroy WADA and consequently Menchum Became useless economically

  7. Macron, has done it by maintaining the old old tradition of supporting tyrants
    in africa to keep his country going. After his visit to Washington, Trump sells
    dangerous war planes to Nigeria and LRC, on pretext of Boko Haram. We can
    commend Obama, for refusing to do this all along, claiming, that Nigeria would
    violate human rights.
    Trump therefore, has been screwed by Macron and so the US ambassador to y`de,
    is doing everything possible, to save face. But Ambalanders, know such childish
    jokes. We also know, that in the 1930s, minorities in the US, were vaccinated with
    suphiles and many folks, died of it. And there was a settlement, when truth
    became known.

    • syphilis

    • @joshua

      Hahahahahhahah ; it’s today you knows that ; just wait after this civil disobedience I will looking for you at the USA to screwed you too lol like “Trump therefore, has been screwed by Macron and so the US ambassador to y`de,”.

      the fact its U.K. can’t shitttttttttttttt

      Civil War in Liberia
      Civil War in Syria
      Civil War in Nigeria “Biafra “
      Civi War in Sierra lionne
      Civil War in Ghana
      Civil War in Pakistan
      Civil War in Afghanistan

      Now it’s southern Cameroon

      • Epée Dipanda

        There has never been civil war in Ghana.
        Bamenda boy you appear happy to lie, routinely.
        Take note: Nothing will stop the advance of freedom of Ambazonia.
        I can see how well your useless 20th May went.

  8. LRC HAS TAKEN THE WAR DECLARED BY BIYA TO A DIFFERENT DIMENTION BUT LRC SHALL BE INFECTED MORE WITH THIS MONKEY POX IF IT HAPPENS TO BE TRUE, THEIR MILITARY WILL TRANSPORT IT TO LRC, HOW CAN A PEOPLE BE SO STUPID AND THEY EXPECT TO HOST AFCON WITH MONKEY POX OUT BREAK IN A ONE AND INVISIBLE CAMEROON. IT IS VERY TRUE THAT ALL THE EVIL WE DO COMES BACK TO HUNT US . VERY SOON IT SHALL BE INTERNATIONAL CRISIS THAT MONKEY POX IS IN ONE AND INDIVISIBLE CAMEROON AND AHMED HAMAD SHALL WITHDRAW NATION CUP FROM LRC.

    SH******* LRC , NO COMMON SENSE , LET THEM KILL THE MONKEY POX WITH GUNS AND CORRUPTION, HAS THE PEOPLE OF LRC GOT BRAIN TO THINK, VERY SOON ANY ONE LEAVING SK AND LRC SHALL BE TREATED CAUSION AND RESERVATION AT INTERNATIONAL AIR PORTS ARROUND THE WORLD

  9. I will say it again, the evil in the human race is found in the equatorial subhuman tribalists led by Paul Biya. Yesterday they caught their brothers and sold them to the white men as slaves. Today they are helping the same white man to eliminate their kins and complete the colonization. How can you kill, rape, loot, burn and convert to refugees those you purport to be your brothers up to the point of introducing Monkey Pox in the bushes they are hiding? Look at their supporters here, the same collaborators whose family helped to sell their kind to the white man as slaves. The hate is just too much. Living together is an impossible illusion. There’s is a killing family feud lurking on the corner if we don’t go our separate ways. You can’t erase my family and expect I do nothing about it.

  10. Man go read ndon for here.
    How can LRC contaminate SW/NW with pox and be safe?

    I can see why Ayuk could convince so many.

    I am sure that even Bamendaboy would sweep many votes in Amba…

    • Yup, Yves Michel Fotso also convinced many that he did nothing wrong, until he started reimbursing the money he didn’t steal!

      • Dog pox go soon deal witi you for Chinko, and you still blame LRC.

        Ayuk dong really do me something for here sey ndon…

    • This crises has made me to understand and agree that some of our people are funny and easy to be transform like sheep,once you present yourself as a doctor in history,medicine,mechanics or what so ever you can tell them water flows towards the high places and they will be convince in their masses as far as you are on their side.Conspirators do not border because the people don’t use any science or thinking for themselves.

      • I warned most of them here many months ago to be very careful with this their Amba stuff—almost all of them are now floating on clouds—reality has long left their brains.

        Tell FF that the moon in Amba is square, he’ll not just believe you but attempt to convince others in Achu houses as well that the moon in Amba is actually square. And you would expect Achu house people to chain FF, but they would instead believe him even more than you who just formed the story, probably just for fun…

        • Hihihi! ZZ,
          Moi meme je wanda sur les gens ci. Mrd, des intellectuels soit disant..
          Le pire c’est que si cette épidemie se répend, toute cette zone sera mise en quarantaine!
          Au lieu que tous ces auto-proclamés docteur en médecine et chercheur en biochimie viennent nous expliquer ce que C’est coe maladie, ils passent leur temps à écrire des futilités sur des sujets qu’ils ne métrisent pas.
          Heureusement qu’on a google !

        • Kikiki, Bikut….laisses seulement, suis dépassé.

          Moi j’ai mm déjà conclu que c’est le grimba. Je croyais avant que c’était les effets de la petite Guinness, mais je n y crois plus en cette thèse de pte gigi.

          Qui a mm envoyé ce coupeur de route d’Ayuk eh? Il a gâté notre forum qui était souvent animé juskaaa…

  11. @Firefighter , how did Sadam H used chemical weapons which affected only Kurdish Iraq. , how did the Gaz put by LRC in lake Nyos affected only Nyos village, Please stop exposing ignorance or dishonesty of first degree

    • Do you even know what you are talking about, or is it mimbo-effect?

      Why are they still pumping gas out of Lake Nyos up to this very minute?

      Wuna go tok man tok for this forum…

  12. @Firefighter

    this bastard has to much Guinness and Hennessy inside his system

  13. LRC has become very desperate and wounded.
    She has now resorted to the use of a biological weapon to enslave Southern Cameroonians.

    The pygmies in the eastern region of LRC have been living with animals since time immemorial. They have never been affected by monkeypox.
    France and LRC introduced monkeypox in SC in order to stop the UNSTOPPABLE struggle.

    A sheer waste of precious time. The momentum will instead increase.

    Here are medications to use to cure the Monkey Pox Biological Weapon of Mass Destruction and prevent it from spreading:
    *Small pox vaccine
    *cidofovir(very effective)
    *ST-246 and vaccinia immune globulin (VIG).
    *Tecovirimat and
    *Brincidofovir(Cm*001) can be used against all orthopoxvirus infection

    THE WAR CONTINUES…..

    • The interim Government has warned Southern Cameroonians to ignore the press release of the Minister of Health of LRC. It is any another dirty trick of the desperate and wounded LRC.

      The Anglophone Question is a SELF-DEFENCE QUESTION. Simply put, it can be resolved only by the people concerned. The people themselves have to prove to the world what they really want. This can be done via a REFERENDUM.
      A Self-determination Question can therefore NEVER EVERbe resolved by translating the OHADA text or creating a commission on bilingualism or manu military or using biological agents against the people.

      Believe me or not, the FINAL SOLUTION to the Anglophone Question will be gotten this time around.

      “One and indivisible” SC is gone. It is game over. F-I-N-I-T-O

      BYE BYE LRC, Buea here we come

  14. @ Lum, you have said it looking directly at the hot sunlight, without blinking.
    Let truth be that lrc dares it. We, are watching and waiting.

  15. A CNN video, was in circulation showing Anderson Cooper in the Bertua forest in the
    east region of lrc. It stated, that the HIV / AIDS virus, was foound in the monkeys in
    that forest. By that finding, it went viral, that HIV / AIDS, started in Cameroon.
    And that, is LRC.

  16. @ ZAM ZAM

    WHICH Gas , the drama they always go and Perform to hide the truth ( LRC MAKES A FOUNTAIN OF WATER IN THE MINDLE OF THE LAKE TO ENTERTAIN THE VILLAGERS), the concentration natural toxic gas in lake Nyos has never been a danger to people, the bottom of all lakes in the world are toxic because 95% inflow of water and only 5% outflow AND when inflow is more than outflow it is not good (NATURE STUDY Primary 3 and 4) the Gas was a danger to people, was the MAM MADE GAS put by LRC the LAKE Nyos in the 80s,
    after 25years of Lake Nyos LRC with the aid of France keep staging drama on the lake to hide the truth. now it is Monkey POX whereas Pigmies have been living with and eating monkeys for decades in the South and East of LRC we have never heard of Monkey Pox out break.

    • So O’boi, you think monkey pox can be used as a weapon against Anglos? I guess they have modified the DNA of that virus to the extent that it is going to discriminate b/w Anglos and Francos. How I wish I could booze off my brain with Heineken this weekend like some do, and forget about this forum awhile.

      The same phenomenon that happened in Nyos also occurred in Lake Manoun under Baba. Lake Kivu also has a similar concentration of toxic gas.

      Boh, abeg wuna lef me. Ah dong tire me…

  17. @ Zam zam IF your brain needs Heineken to function Well, then I apologize , if knew YOU get your motivation from Heineken I could not have engage you.

    Respect because every needs respect,

  18. Epée Dipanda

    This story is fake Larepublique propaganda to spread fear and panic in Ambaland.
    It will not work